Saturday, 22 September 2012

Blue butterfly card

Hi fellow bloggers, hope you are enjoying the weekend. We are
having yet another family party tomorrow for my eldest son's
 birthday.See details of food below if you are nosey.We have
our lovely woodburning stove in place now,and very nice it
 looks too. OH just doing tiling around it now, dark grey slate 
to go with the black/grey of the fire.It was so hot when we tried
the fire the other day, I think it will keep us toasty all winter now.
Right onto my card, sorry for waffling/rambling again! Hope
it's LIM enough, not sure if it's too 'busy' ...sorry if it is C&M.
For this week's 'Less is More' challenge we have to
Take 3 Challenges
we can choose three previous challenge ideas and then
combine them on a card. So easy peasy really. My mojo
went missing today, but I did manage a card in the end.
Still not sure about it but it will have to do for now, I may
make another during the week......or not. Mostly stamping
this time with a bit of embossing too ( sentiment & butterfly).
Have a great weekend everyone, we will be knee deep in 
babies again lol, not that I am complaining. Here is my card.
ps. I have been making lemon, rosemary and sea salt
 focaccia bread, well starting it ready for baking tomorrow.
Having that with some hot spinach , artichoke  & cheese
 dip served with spicy wedges. Also goats cheese & roasted 
red pepper  bruchetta with basil  Fresh melon too, can choose which
 they want.That's the starters, followed by spicy lentil puff pastry
 plait, new potatoes, couscous salad and seasonal  green veg with
 chilli  & red pepper chutney. Followed by lemon tart & almond
 toffee crunch ice- cream, served with homegrown raspberries or choc
 bites. Fresh pineapple and black grapes. Coffee cake ( as requested
 by son for his birthday), coffee and mints.They always fight
 to take home the left  overs lol. Hope I haven't made you
 all hungry now too he he!
pps. Ooops forgot to add which  previous challenges I combined.
Week 5 pastel colours
Week 16 Butterfly/butterflies
Week 23 (One layer, sorry it isn't) Something with legs
Card Recipe
Card   Linen white
Stamps   Script stamp ( My paper world)
Sentiment   Penny Black Gratitude ( embossed with Wow ep nice ice blue)
Butterfly   cArt-Us clear stamp ( embossed same as above)
Ink   Momento Tuxedo black and London fog
Challenges
'Less is More' #86 Recipe Take 3 challenges
Daring card makers Thankyou card
Jellypark challenge Thankyou card

26 comments:

  1. This is gorgeous Viv. I love the design and the beautiful blue butterfly

    Sue

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  2. This is great Viv, did I miss which three challenges you combined?
    Your cooking sounds amazing too. Emily your week.
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    Less is More

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  3. Darn, I think I'm hungry may have to go look for a snack:O) Sounds like it will be a wonderful feast for all! Your card is gorgeous as usual!!
    hugs
    glenda

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  4. Wonderful card Viv, love the colours.
    You never change do you, still doing all that H*******k! All that lovely food is making me hungry as I sit here with my cereal LOL.
    I am off to York with my daughter for the day, see you later
    Jackie xx

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  5. wow viv this is stunning...love the simplicity..pure perfection hugs sassyx

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  6. Such stunning projects since my last visit, I really love the pop of blue on this one. xx

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  7. Wowwww Viv.... I love your fabulous card... so elegant!!

    Now.... lemon tart...... AND coffee cake? I'm just grabbing my coat and I'll be there soon!

    Hugs
    Christine x

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  8. Lovely card so like the butterfly, fab contrast with the white card.

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  9. Stunning card Viv
    Great combo of challenges...can guess lol

    That food all sounds wonderful, Ive had SW shepherds pie!


    Thank you
    mandi
    LIM

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  10. another gorgeous card, viv!! i love the pop of color from the little butterfly!

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  11. Lovely CAS card, colours & LO caught my eye xx

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  12. This is just beautiful (cute grandkids, too!)!!! Thanks for joining us at Jellypark. :)

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  13. How pretty! I love the pop of turquoise against the script Viv. Did you hear that thud? It was me fainting at the thought of eating all that gorgeousness! Hope you had a good weekend. Vicky x

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  14. What a gorgeous card! Love the soft colors....and the butterflies are so pretty!

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  15. Hi Viv, wonderful card ... yum I'm hungry now *smile* Carole xox

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  16. Wow how gorgeous is this !i love it ,love the butterflies & the colours x

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  17. What a great card, love the CAS style, thanks for joining our challenge at Jellypark, Gaynor xx

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  18. Beautiful card, I love the script. Thanks for joining in with the Daring Cardmakers this week x

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  19. Beautiful card Viv, I love the touch of blue. I like the way you have popped open the wings of the butterfly too... looks like he's just landed on the card and ready to take off at any moment.
    Your menu for the weekend sounds delicious, I'm sure it was very well received!
    Cheers,
    Beccy

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  20. Love the turquoise butterflies against the script, so pretty Viv! OMG the food sounds delicious, hope you had a lovely day:)
    Val x

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  21. Fabulous card, love the butterflies and the added dash of blue!
    hugs
    glenda

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  22. thanks for posting..

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Thankyou so much for leaving a comment, everyone much appreciated :) Viv xx

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